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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

KODS Presented ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’
Thursday 6th to Saturday 15th March 2008
at the Rose Theatre, Kidderminster

Director: Nigel Preece
Musical Director: Barry Hipkiss
Choreographer: Denise Churchett

Set in Oregon in 1850 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is the story of Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does she discover he has six brothers – all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. But, after reading about the Roman capture of the Sabine women, Adam develops an inspired solution to his brother’s loneliness… kidnap the women they want!

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is a glorious romp, brimful of hand clapping effervescent energy, dazzling dance routines and sixteen smash hit showstoppers by Johnny Mercer and Gene de Paul, it perfectly integrates song, dance and story. Featuring classic songs including Sobbin’ Women, Bless your Beautiful Hide, Goin’ Courtin’, Wonderful Wonderful Day, Spring, Spring, Spring, Love Never Goes away, Lonesome Polecat and We Gotta Make It through the Winter.

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